Science & Environment

Science and environmental reporting on news and community topics. Science coverage is occasionally provided by community members.

 The "Oh Wow Science!" podcast's goal is to bring you fun science facts every week that make you wonder, give you food for thought for  the day or maybe create new interests in your life. 

The fourth episode of "Oh Wow Science!" talks about women in science: what it's like to be a woman in an historically male dominated field, statistics of women in science, famous female scientists, and more.  

Catch the program on KUCB every Friday at noon, repeating on Saturday at 4 p.m. or on demand by clicking on the link below:

 

  

 The "Oh Wow Science!" podcast's goal is to bring you fun science facts every week that make you wonder, give you food for thought for  the day or maybe create new interests in your life. 

The third episode of "Oh Wow Science!" talks about trees: how they can talk to each other, the oldest trees in the world, why Unalaska doesn't have many trees, and more. 

Catch the program on KUCB every Friday at noon, repeating on Saturday at 4 p.m. or on demand by clicking on the link below:

 

  

Courtesy of Tacho

While much of Alaska has been bitterly cold this month, the Aleutian Islands and Alaska Peninsula have been extraordinarily mild. 

It's part of the recent warming pattern in the Bering Sea, and communities along the Aleutian Chain can expect a similar trend moving forward, says Rick Thoman, a climate specialist with the University of Alaska Fairbanks.

The "Oh Wow Science!" podcast's goal is to bring you fun science facts every week that make you wonder, give you food for thought for  the day or maybe create new interests in your life. 

The second episode of "Oh Wow Science!" talks about medicine: the medical, technological, and scientific progress that has allowed humans to thrive. 

Catch the program on KUCB every Friday at noon, repeating on Saturday at 4 p.m. or on demand by clicking on the link below:

  This podcast is made possible by UAF's BBC Unalaska Learning Center.

The Oh Wow Science! podcast is a show for everybody. Its goal is to bring you fun science facts every week that make you wonder, give you food for thought for  the day or maybe create new interests in your life. Each episode will focus on a different theme. Some of the topics will include the latest research on fascinating animals, discoveries of how animals think and feel, the history of science, how it’s shaped our world and resources on how you can learn more.

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